Masters in Global Health at KI is a short course. This means in a matter of 3 months into the course, students are encouraged to think about what they want to do for their thesis work. Inevitably, it is a time of considerable stress and widespread panic is common. Even though choosing a thesis topic… Read More 👩🏽🎓 5 ways to choose a Global Health thesis
There are two of things you should probably know about being a Global Health student and travelling in Sweden: the time is limited and we already know the cost of life in Scandinavia is not exactly low. However, that does not mean you can’t travel – you just have to involve a little planning. Here… Read More Minimizing the costs and maximizing the fun of a one day trip
It is thesis writing time at this point for all candidates of Masters in Global Health, and during crunch time, the most frustrating thing is to be a victim of writer’s block. This is when you sit in front of your word processor, having no constructive output whatsoever. It is more relevant now to devise… Read More ✍🏻Thesis writing: 7 ways to overcome writer’s block
Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions Happy New Year! This will be my last course review as we are now in the process of writing our thesis. This course is a 10-credit course led by Professor Rosaria Galanti. We had the pleasure of attending lectures, as well as visiting different… Read More Course review- Epidemiological Methods for Outcome Evaluation of Public Health Interventions
January brings with it two important events at Karolinska Institutet. Firstly, the Global Master’s students begin their return to Stockholm after a period of festive re-fuelling. But more importantly, January the 15th signals the last day for applications for the upcoming 2018 academic year. This combination made me sit back and reflect on the huge… Read More New year, new challenge?
Reflections after 4 months in Stockholm.… Read More Driving home for Christmas (thoughts after 4 months at KI)
So I can’t show you how, exactly, health care is a basic human right. But what I can argue is that no one should have to die of a disease that is treatable. ~ Paul Farmer It has been 4 months since the 2017/2018 cohort of Masters in Global Health has been running. We are… Read More 🌎Course review: Introduction to Global Health
When it comes to holidays, students of Global Health know that it is equally important to put in some effort, in order to feel disconnected from the routine of work. All work and no play is certainly not a feature displayed by class members. Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning… Read More 🎄Planning the holidays
Global Health at KI is delivered over a period of 1 year. Inevitably, all course participants agree that the volume of material being delivered over such a short time span, expects them to accomplish high productivity levels. The course is structured in such a way, that allows breathing time, in the form of group works, and… Read More 🍼⚕ A balancing act in Global Health
Hello all! Not all of us turn to Google for our information nuggets. Truth is, good old paper and printed words appeals to an audience still defiant to electronic readers. While global health can be taught in a classroom, books can offer an insight into what global health is about. 1. Hot, Flat and Crowded.… Read More 📚🐛 A bookworm’s guide to global health.